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Old 12-03-2019, 09:46 PM   #61 (permalink)
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My neck is good for 60 to the left and 60 to the right.

I like the Wink mirror.

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Old 01-07-2020, 08:02 PM   #62 (permalink)
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I just installed this camera and I love it.



It is legal here, and it looks really good. I get a better rear view now than I did with the panoramic mirror and side interior blind spot mirrors, plus of course the dash-cam recording front and rear.
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What did you install it in? An i3?

Were I to install one in my car, I'd go for the top of the dash instead of the top of the windshield. As in the ID.3.
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Yep, I put it in my i3 over the OEM mirror as designed. I prefer the elevated position for dashcam recording.

I really like the quality of it and the touch screen. Aside from the rubber strap mounting, it is very solidly built and just works exactly how I expected it should with only one physical button to turn the screen on or off.
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My self, I'd like something to replace these barn door trailer tow mirrors on my F350.

Someone (probably aerohead) posted a study that claimed 8% of the aero drag on cars is due to side-mounted mirrors. It's probably more for these elephant ears.

The TT mirrors also make the truck a PITA to park in tight spots.
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I too have a big set of towing mirrors on my ole '96 F250, and I even modified them to extend them out a bit more to allow me to see "around" the trailer a bit better. Of course they also are now creating even more wind disruption in the tradeoff.

It may have cost me a little fuel economy, but it seems a lot safer to be able to see what's behind me when I need to pass etc.

Of course, a camera would be better, perhaps one or more installed on the rear of the trailer. But I wonder how much maintenance and $$$ it would take to buy and support the camera, screens, transmitters and etc. over the 24 years I've been driving my rig.

The mirrors cost virtually nothing and continue to work as well as the day I got them all those years ago. Of course, a camera system might be able to add to my average towing mileage of 14MPG. So maybe it would pay for itself, depending on a lot of circumstances.

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